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Hitchens: Properly Going Off Script

by CommonReason • 201,177 views

Hitchens doing what he does best. Part 2 : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q20oYcoHlew

If Hitchens is in hell. I would like to make my reservation.
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+Don Rosser Shit... I thought I come up with that joke... I just checked, indeed Jim Jefferies did that joke years ago... Shame I am not as creative as I thought. Kudos to Jim Jefferies. And thanks to you.
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+infinity pool tickets for two please. one for me, and one for the demon that is going to mostly butt fuck me afterward.
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Christ. Can you imagine the sort of person who would listen to this guy's radio show every day?
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+Edward Ashton American, middle aged, white, fat, owns several guns, votes Republican, has a large flag somewhere on their property. Owns a great porn stash.
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+lewisner In the form of magazines, of course, because mama didn't raise him to be no geek.
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This host is a fucking moron.
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This is just a fucking religious interrogation disguised as a game, what the fuck is wrong with the host? oh thats right hes been indoctrinated since birth to believe bullshit
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The host is pathetic, trying to box his caller into a corner and when he gets a stern reply he says he is only being hypothetical when he is actually being insulting and condescending
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+DLON ALOKIN I don't know if Hitch got paid for this, but I tried to put myself in his place & pretend I had to listen to this host. I lasted 3 minutes. Sad thing is, this is the same way atheist podcast heros treat dumbfuck religious people who can't articulate their view very well. I'm sure Hitchens handled this pompus, self righteous dumbfuck, but I can't bring myself to listen. I probably couldn't do Hitchen's job.
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I have never heard an atheist podcast,drum on like this .
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"So you broke the commandment of adultry right?" "None of your fucking business" "So it seems that on a judgement day you wouldnt measure up to God's 10 commandments" "Who gives a fuck" LMAO
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I really love Hitchens when after the adultery question. After he is so logical and reasoned and eloquent it is fantastic to hear the responses "none of your fucking business" and "who gives a shit". Angry Hitch was so fucking awesome.
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You've gotta love Hitchens. He was a man in his right mind, with such a cold and practal line between justice and the unjust.
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"So ownership is a bad thing?" "Of people, yes." Flawless
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Lol, I've never heard anyone get such an ass whooping ever. I'll bet that twit wished he never invited Christopher Hitchens onto his show and never postulated that infantile 'what if' game. Total intellectual mismatch, one can only feel pity for the dimwitted interviewer.
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this had me rolling the picture is absolutely perfect, THWACK, HITCHSLAP!
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Wow, the DJ is a real turd! that fake articulation in his voice is hilarious...and to think that his inane, emotional hyperbole and presupposition would even ruffle Hitch's feathers is absolutely laughable..water off a ducks back, and dealt with by casually and indifferently delivered intellectual atom bombs.
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Godwads need to go the way of the dinosaur, sooner the better. So proud of their ignorance, so jealous of their right to condemn others. That is how you can tell a godwad from a believer. True believers will continue to have faith, misguided though that may be, but they feel no compunction to inflict their views on others or judge people.
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1:31 listen to that moron host. He invites Hitch as a guest and cant even plug his book properly. Fucking asshole.
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"Well, not sure that god is Kim Jong Il..." "Ask Kim Jong Il, he has a different opinion." Brilliant.
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+retrotails One of the best ever instant comebacks
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I know that if any omniscient being confronted me & asked me to account for every deed and thought in my life, my response would be "Well... YOU know." ...Wouldn't he?  Now, cue the all-merciful response from the god who "is love."
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+Mark MacKinnon I think it would be more of a resume reading. Like, "It says here that you stole money from your mother's purse! What do you have to say for yourself?"
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I wouldn't be able to listen to accusations about when I was a kid. People must mature, and sometimes their realization of what they apparently need most in life matures faster than their recognition of or esteem for the rights of others. God would KNOW that had he designed us to mature this way.  Am I at fault for following his plan of maturation? At least I grew up and confessed and repaid more than what was owed. To me, it's the best possible outcome. Suck it, (petulant) Lord, unless this too is a test (and even then).
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"None of your f%#@&! business" "Who gives a sh#@" lol such a shame he is no more
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My favourite slaps from this: ''We're just playing a little game of 'what if''' ''Yes, I'm playing it right along with you....I'm glad you think it's a game by the way! I rather agree with you!'' ''not sure that god is Kim Jong Il..." "Well, Ask Kim Jong Il, he has a different opinion." ''So ownership is a bad thing??'' ''Of people...yes.''
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"an eternity of praise and thanksgiving would be my idea of hell"- hard core to the end my brother
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Trying to box CH in, and every time CH broke out, he was told IT IS ONLY A GAME... This is schoolyard level stuff.  CH shines as usual...
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Why on Earth would Hitchens have agreed to appear on this moron's inane program and answer his absurdly ridiculous questions?
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The radio host sounded like Glenn Beck
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Oh man. Christopher was one funny mo fo.
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Moronic Host:: '''...doesn't sound like you'd measure up at all to Gods ten commandments?" Hitchens: "Who gives a sh*t!" PRICELESS!
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This guy is actually retarded, " We're playing what if remember " He knows he's answered,Saying what if doesn't mean he'll give you preffered answer,Clown.
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"I am glad you think It's a game by the way, I rather agree with you!" He may have been a drunk and a smoking idiot at times, but this man's eloquence has presence, it's inspiring! Rarely does a big political conflict news story go by without me thinking: "Damm, I wish Hitch was still here to show these muppets their place!" As he did here.
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This host is about 70 IQ points below Hitchens.  And he's treating him like total crap and not even listening to his responses.
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I laughed so hard at the end; "None of your f**** business", "Who give's a s***". Priceless.  Beautiful, as always. 
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Hitch always made me think and often made me smile. In this case, I was laughing out loud. When he sets up on adultery and how he'd measure up on living by the Ten Commandments? He tore it down right there... Made the buffoon talking to him sound like a proper asshat.
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I am astounded. I checked out comments expecting to see a plethora of religious rhetoric and indignation and all I see is a vast cascade of wonderful support for one of the most brilliant defenders of freedom of expression and the right to doubt. Maybe reason is starting to make a dent in the world and we may one day educate ourselves to the 'holy land'; a day without servility to the superstitious.
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Excellent premise for a show, start by getting the host to ask absurd questions, then contradict the guest for trying to apply logic and common sense to the argument. Hitchens did have the patients of a fucking saint, with no divine sanction required!
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"What if" the host just got a massive Hitchslap?
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OUFUCKINGCH !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Those presenters were a pair of cunts. Even more credit to King Hitch for persevering and having the patience to pander to these pathetic pair of pricks.
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I love Hitchens   He speaks for me on nearly every level.
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"None of your fucking business." He is such a legend. 
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The scary part is that the "host" is sitting at home right now thinking he won....
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I don't understand why Hitchens would spend his valuable time on this dumb shit?
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If I had his mind, I would have fun too
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This is hands down one of my favorite exchanges.
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Stupid  'host' is another "I love my own voice, don't you love it too?" bozo. Surprised that the Hitch even bothered continuing listening to this clueless halfwit.
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he is talking about the "ten commandments" but doesnt realise they were destroyed. it confuses me that if you believe in this type of religion you should know that another and different 10 were made.
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Funny, not many Christians commenting on here, wonder why...
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Herrin Larkan Shared on Google+ · 10 months ago
Hitchens on the radio playing along with a christians 'games' with hilarious results. #Funny #Religion #Atheism  
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"It's none of your F'ing business." Classic Hitchens! That man was awesome!
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What Christians do not understand about the relationship between god and humans - If gods power is so grand and infinite, and it was so easy for him to create the entire universe. Then there's no reason to thank him. Honestly by the description of god I'd expect those things. I guess it's a matter of being humble. but if you're charitable to another human, and don't expect a thank you, everyone knows that there is something far more admirable, far more respectable, and far more modest about that. Than deliberately asking someone to thank you. And that's why every atheist you ask will tell you. god is a pathetic, petty deity, and he hasn't earned my respect. Of course he'd have to exist.
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"He is a contributing editor, ironically, for Vanity Fair..." Why is this ironic?  Are these dumb shits calling Hitch vain?  If so, how then would it be ironic that he writes for Vanity Fair? Holy shit.  Less than a minute in and retardation++.
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I believe you are a programmer
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Wow, Christopher put up with that insanity. What a lunatic.
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Hitchslap!!!  I sure miss him.
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The Latin for "by what right?" is "quo jure?", not "pro warranto" or whatever Hitchens mumbled to his obnoxious interviewer.
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I really do miss Hitch and his razor sharp intellect.
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Epic fail, host makes himself seem a cunt. If I am wrong, may god, (choose which one out of 2700+) strike me down. I lust for a world of reason & scientific discovery (still typing, not been smited....)
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What a self-righteous, infantile windbag this interviewer is. Hitchens sounds bored.
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What if Hitch could come back and put his foot in this guys ass,fucking prick.God damn it times a million and i just committed murder in my mind.
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Radio guy: "so ownership is a bad thing?!?" Hitch: "of people, yes!"
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Hitchens was slapping him right and left
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"Now in paperback available in fine bookstores everywhere." He would never let go of the chance to saying that lol What a shitty host tho... even got the book tittle wrong.
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THE HOST IS THICK AS FUCK.
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This host is pathetic.
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Nothing more tedious than a fool who considers himself smart. The host is a twat. If there was a god, she'd be ashamed of this particular creation. Belief in the skydaddy gives comfort to every freak from westboro to isis.
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I doubt whether the host even knows what the Ten Commandments actually are. Because he's clearly a moron.
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"Ask Kim Jong Il; he has a different opinion." so witty
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This smuglord really thought he had something here.
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Wow. I really miss Hitch.
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- Stupid question - Question and interviewer exposed as stupid - "No sir that's not part of the game"
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LOL, LOL, THIS GOOF ANNOUNCER WAS JUST HANDED HIS NUTS!!!
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I wish I could be as articulate as he was.
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Fucking hell, Hitchens is so calm about all this... I would have gone apeshit on the idiot asking these childish questions as a grown up adult fucking man... you have to be kidding me..
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That's why Hitch was Hitch. This guy was HitchSlapped all the way through!!!
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+Atheist Clown The host was too fuckin' stupid he'd been HitchSlapped™.
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Who is this moron host? What a retard.
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This is one of the most brilliant things I've ever heard... Christopher Hitchens was on an entire other level intellectually then these talk show hosts and so many others.
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love how they clearly want him to say certain things to support Christianity but he is brilliantly not going with it
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God gave Hitchens cancer, not a God we wish to associate with !
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+theeldiluvianwarrior It is likely our condition after death will be similar to our condition before birth - undefined.
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Belief in god is the one true cancer.
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Y'all do realize this is fake right?
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+Nick Clem Absolutely you were wrong. Here's Wretched Radio's web site http://www.wretchedradio.com/ . Todd Friel, the guy who fell flat on his face in the segments, is the main host. incidentally, I went on the website and discovered the word 'pneumatology'. Which, to my surprise, is not the study of large female breasts but instead the 'Christian' study of the Holy Spirit!
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I have already apologized and said I was worng. I'm sorry my ignorance runs deep
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Didn't the producers of this sunday school game do any research on their guest. Or did they. and think we'll stump him with the "what if" questions. Either way they got what they needed, an education or the wrath of their God for inviting Hitch on to rip Him an new asshole.  
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Hitchens was the man!
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There was no "game" or "fantasy" here, the presenter was obviously a religious believer that wanted answers to his paltry understanding of his own silly religion, without having to explain how stupid his questions and ideas about the nature of his hell-creating and infinitely loving god were. Hitchens knew this and absolutely would not let him control the entire thing.
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One of the greatest polemicists of all time.
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What a pathetic little shit that interviewer is. Stupid game and the whole premise is stupid. Such loaded questions. Well done hitch for staying calm and playing the game with this moron. 
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What if America was locked down by the Zionist American government? That radio host deserves everything he gets. And who the fuck ever is paying him too, what a dickhead.
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Oh, this is painful.  It's a wonder Todd Friel is able to walk around and breathe simultaneously.
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I love how he 's probably the worst possible guest for this game, hillarious
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Oh my word, this is the most ridiculous interview, sorry "game", I have ever come across.
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The host is like a negative of Hitchens. Every quality Hitchens possessed, the host had the opposite.
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Anberlin!!!!!!?????? Their best song?? Christopher Hitchens??? LIFE: made
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The host thought that he could trap Hitch into admitting he was a reprehensible person by using the ancient screed called the 10 commandments by which to 'nail him' (pun intended). A classic use of strawmen to trap the unwary. But Hitch played along, and challenged him all along the way. I think perhaps the most telling point is when Hitch says, contemptuously, " I'm glad you think it's a game". Priceless!
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You might like the video, Christopher Hitchen's 10 Commandments. Very humanistic, the world would be a wonderful place if we practiced them.
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Ha! That was my favorite part too. I found his stupid game irritating so I'm glad Hitch stuck it up his ass!
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The radio host is so thick-headed, and his "what-ifs" are so asinine, I'm not sure how Hitchens was able to take it. 
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what if Hitch kicked this guy in the ass
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I love how he keeps reminding hitchens they're playing a little game because he's not getting the answers he wants
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"Heaven For The Weather"..........hell sounds like fun to me! 
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wow, beatdown, straight up, ice cold, fuckin beatdown, I dont know whom this radio host is, but as soon as I heard that whacky ass, fake, pandering radio voice I knew he would be no match for the superior intellect of Hitchens, But the outright condescending tone of which he conducts his poor excuse for a segment truly makes me happy NOT to be on his side of the argument, Hitchens was bombarded by sunday school Christian nonsense questions, and rhertoric under the 5th grade guise of "What if I (the radio host)  do not listen to all the great points you are making, and instead try and convince people that celestial creation for the purpose of slavery, is not only justified and alright, but superimposed as correct because I have a book Ive hardly read, that says it is GREAT amd COMMANDED therefore nothing else matters.!" Hitchens once again, wins every single one of the many childish argments presented to him whole handed and flawlessly, and avoids the OBVIOUS traps for soundbytes put forward by a miserable radio crew, Yes, nice try on that one because thats clearly what they were fishing for, and he didnt give them a damn thing.  I suggest knowing your opponent and knowing when you are overwhelmingly beaten before you even make the phone call next time.. 
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2 annoying as hell radio douches. I miss Hitch a lot....
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Answers to questions: 1. Yes. 2. If you phrase it that way: "allowed"... then no. Would you call my (real biological) father kind if he said: "Weeelll... I just thought that I'd allow my son to live"? No! You would say that he is a monster! 3. No. 4. He doesn't own me because I say so. This might sound like a cop out but that's what you get if you ask silly 'what if' questions. Rights and ownership are  human made concepts. They are tools (like mathematics). It's like 2+2=4: It's true because we all agree on them. Yes it is a part of that game show. You made an argument and now you want to ignore it when Hitchens asks clarification. How dishonest! 5. Same as Hitchens. Owning another human is a bad thing. Slavery: Leviticus 25:44-46, Exodus 21:2-6, Exodus 21:7-11, Exodus 21:20-21, Ephesians 6:5, Luke 12:47-48 Genocide: I'm a bit lazy so I'll just give you one... Deut 20:16-18 6. According to bible? Horribly! 7. The real 10 commandments (check the bible.. these are the real 10 commandments)? - Thou shalt worship no other god. - Thou shalt make thee no molten gods. - The feast of unleavened bread thou shalt keep. - Six days thou shalt work, but on the seventh day thou shalt rest. - Thou shalt observe the feast of weeks, of the firstfruits of wheat harvest, and the feast of ingathering at the year’s end. - Thrice in the year shall all your men children appear before the Lord God. - Thou shalt not offer the blood of my sacrifice with leaven. - Neither shall the sacrifice of the feast of the passover be left unto the morning. - The first of the firstfruits of thy land thou shalt bring unto the house of the LORD thy God. - Thou shalt not seethe a kid [ie, a young goat] in his mother’s milk. I have broken like 2 of these. So not bad at all. 8. Not according to your explanation. 9. I don't know what that means. Why don't you ever ask: "Have you ever put oxygen first in your life?" No, but I still believe in oxygen. What the hell? 10. Sometimes. My parents actually said to me once that they were a bit worried because I was such an easy child to raise. They thought that I was just good at covering my mistakes. 11. Yes. 12. No. 13. Yes. 14. Which god? We haven't identified him/her/it. If it is the god of the bible, we still can't know because of the contradictions. Again the silly questions...
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What if .... the host had a triple digit IQ and could actually understand Hitchens' replies?
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the host seems like an idiot
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"None of your f**** business" hahahah
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that host is a moron. he doesn't understand that hitchens answers his question. dear host, you keep saying 'what if what if', and hitchens answers what he would think if what if. try to let it through your skull. you clearly have never really pondered existential questions.
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what a fucking surrealistic loony interviewer is, seriously frighting
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